Leaders & Managers

From the nitty gritty of daily management to addressing your aspirations of leadership, this section for leaders & managers tells you how to make strong leadership decisions, build effective teams, delegate and stay above the everyday management muddle.

Get tips, strategies, tool and advice on: performance reviews, preventing workplace violence, best-practices leadership, team building, leadership skills, people management and management training.

After you’ve won the hearts of your countrymen … win them again.
Former heavyweight boxing champ George Foreman was asked once if he ever felt nervous before a fight. Suddenly, the big guy looked a little wobbly and admitted that his knees would start shaking so badly that he wanted to grab them.
Use these principles from the U.S. Marine Corps to lead your enterprise:
Legendary General Electric CEO Jack Welch uses these three strategies to make wise decisions quickly:
When ugly, unfair or even merely inconvenient events force themselves on you, remember that you are the one who decides how to respond.


For hundreds and even thousands of years, greed has been depicted as a plunderer of battlefields and a dragon hoarding glittering piles of treasure.
Employers "hire for fit" all the time. But sometimes, a fine line exists between basing decisions on job-related qualifications and the employer's "gut feelings" about the applicant. The problem: That gut ...
As parts of south Asia struggle to recover from the Dec. 26 tsunami, U.S. companies began mobilizing in huge numbers to send money and supplies.
Among the examples: Posting letters ...
Issue: Temporary managers and executives can fill a short-term void and save money in the long run.
Benefit: Filling the right positions with interim replacements can enhance your reputation as ...
Issue: Improving the productivity of your part-time employees.
Risk: Part-timers often feel, and are sometimes treated, like second-class citizens, which can hurt their performance.
Action: Work with supervisors to ...